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Posthumous Memories (2001)

Memórias Póstumas (original title)
Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.


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Credited cast:
Reginaldo Faria ...
Brás Cubas
Quincas Borba
Petronio Gontijo ...
Young Brás Cubas
Stepan Nercessian ...
Bento Cubas
Otávio Müller ...
Lobo Neves (as Otávio Muller)
Viétia Zangrandi ...
Virgília (as Viétia Rocha)
Debora Duboc ...
Dona Eusébia
Walmor Chagas ...
Dr. Vilaça
Nilda Spencer ...
Dona Plácida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ana Abott ...
Nhá Loló
Manuca Almeida ...
Eduardo Amir ...
Cantor de ópera
Thaís Balloni ...
Fátima Belo


Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.

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Drama | Comedy






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17 August 2001 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Brás Cubas posztumusz visszaemlékezései  »

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Very good and funny!
5 October 2002 | by (Belo Horizonte) – See all my reviews

It´s a very good movie. The director was very faithful with the book "Mémorias Postumas de Brás Cubas", but as the book, the movie is too deep and have a lot of signs that makes the movie be a little non sense to the foreigners and the Brazilians that didnt study at school about the writer.

Reginaldo Faria is perfect playing Brás Cubas, he gives the exactly kind of humor - ironic- that the character demands. The music and the way to pass the time is very dynamic and interesting. The movie can be funny for the most of the people, but for the ones that read the book is just perfect!

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